Lilla embraces the coziness of a small home by utilizing space efficiently with minimal and multifunctional pieces that are easy to use and light to handle. Its thoughtful design not only keeps the users needs for adaptability in mind but also the needs of the environment by using sustainable and recyclable materials. Each piece uses a combination of maple wood, merino wool felt and aluminum.
* Selected work for Talents Ambiente Messe Frankfurt 2015
Photography by Peter Kanai
Verdur is a conceptual pharmaceutical company, designed from the ground up, that treats type two diabetes through an integrated approach. The challenge of designing for the pharmaceutical industry is that while the existing designs are very practical, they lack personality. Consequently, the objective when designing Verdur was to incorporate a designed aesthetic into both the packaging structure and the type.
Graphic Design Credit: Peter Kanai
Sticks & Stones
Alu is a an international furniture company that caters to the retail world by providing ready-made products and customized fixtures.The Sticks & Stones collection for Alu is a luxury brand of home furniture. Its design is a clever escape from the norms of home furniture systems and an elegant twist to Alu’s existing product line.
Founded by Cristobal Balenciaga this fashion house has been praised world wide for their uncompromising standards in couture fashion. His bubble skirts and odd feminine, yet ultra modern shapes, are trademarks of the brand. His Fall 2010 collection was no exception. This commemorative desk clock aims to celebrate the efforts of this beautiful collection, mixing and matching different materials, textures and colors, much like his line.
Alexander Wang 3D Printer
As a young fashion forward designer Alexander Wang is always trying to find new ways to incorporate the latest technology into his designs. The AW 3D Printer was designed using the brand ideals of clean minimalist design as well as technological innovation. The 3D printer’s aesthetics and simple handling were created for a retail environment. It prints customizable accessories from the latest collection with a variety of color and material choices, which come in silver, gold, and plastic, and are easily replaceable. The printer lets the customers be a part of bringing their product to life and also helps cut down cost of shipping and material waste.
SLô is a simple out door lounge chair and table system that is made up of three parts. The flat pieces are reversible with one side painted and the other left to its natural wood state for a variety of different color and style options. The system reduces manufacturing cost by using only three parts with simple cuts and a joint system that can be used to make a chair or a table. This joint system also makes SLô easily flat packable for reduced cost in shipping and effortless assembly.
These sunglasses are unique twist to the classic aviator and cat eye frames by combining them as one. The first has metal aviator frames with cat eye lenses, giving them a timeless look. The second are funky twist combining metal and acetate. In this version the frames take the shape of the cat eye and the lenses have the classic aviator shape.
These floating planters are made out of powder coated aluminum. There are three different sized pots, which are placed at different heights to make an interesting arrangement. There is a variation with three planters and another with two. Each variation comes in three colors, black, white and rose copper.
The task in hand was to design a seating system using Bok Moderen’s laser cut technology, while keeping in mind the aesthetics and needs of a four-star hotel. Luxury and modularity played an essential role in the design of this lounge seating. It is split in half and can be used as a two-seater bench, a couch, or can be separated for individual seating. Anodized aluminum sheets with laser cut slits have simple bends to create a beautiful shape that is easily manufactured. The obtained goal was to create balance between modern-day tastes and the needs of the hotel lifestyle.
This pendant light system was designed with minimal and geometric as its core values. Its modern look and simplicity is a perfect fit for bars, hotel lobbies, and upscale homes. Minimalism was key in the design as well as in the construction of these pendant lights. Each consist of four sheets of powder coated aluminum that have three straight bends, this result in a triangular shape that gives it an overall geometric feel. The four pieces are connected with rivets and have an internal cage system, which adds support and placement for the light fixture. These elegant pendant lights can be easily made in an array of sizes and colors making them versatile and suitable for almost any environment.
This modern take on an outdoor lounge chair and ottoman have flowing metal wire frames wrapped in PVC cord.